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No WEP capabilities...

For some reason, my AWLH4130 will connect to networks which have no WEP just fine, but if I try to connect to any network secured with WEP, it can't connect, and doesn't give me any reason why. I'm sure all the configuration is correct, because I have a laptop connected to the network. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.

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  • hockey27kid Sep 03, 2008

    I am in the same situation as some of the other comments I have seen. I am able to locate and input the encryption key to my local wireless network. It shows that it is connecting to the network but in the end it never truly does connect. I erase the profile and try it again with the airlink radio as well as the windows wireless and it is the same thing. Nothing happens. Just give it the priority message but wont connect. Any solutions?

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WEP encryption is not very safe and will be less in use in the future. Anyway, you have to determine, if WEP 64 bit or WEP 128 bit is used (26 digits), mostly it is set to 128 bit.
If the connection fails, try to input the key with WZC (Windows Zero Configuration) instead via the interface-software from the manufacturer. If the service WZC is started (important!), you have a tab in the properties of the adapter to make the configuration with conf.less win connection, you only have to put in the right key.

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